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OSHA Pulling Back from Small Farm Inspections

Posted by Shivi Kakar

Apr 15, 2014 10:26:00 AM

The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is pulling back from inspecting small farms due in large part to Congressional pressure.  In response to criticism from several Congressional members that such inspections are not needed and costly to small farms, OSHA stated in a recent letter to Congress that it has no interest inspecting farms with less than 10 employees.

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Topics: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSH, American Farm Bureau Federation, Farm Dust Regulation Prevention Act

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